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If You Suck As An Employee, You Will Probably Suck As An Entrepreneur

If You Suck As An Employee, You Will Probably Suck As An Entrepreneur

Do you want to make the jump from working for an employer to running your own business? Odds are that if you suck as an employee now, then you won’t make it as an entrepreneur. It sounds harsh, but that’s real talk. As an employee, if you don’t build the skills you need to thrive […]

Moving From Burnout To Balance

Moving  From Burnout To Balance

Until very recently, if you had asked me to make a list of all the things I valued, it wouldn’t have even occurred to me to put myself on it. The list would have everything I always wanted: a super job, a superman and an overall super life. But I wasn’t devoting any time or effort into […]

AW WomenPreneur Series : Meet Omolola Aluko {Creative Director, Leonzora’s Place}

AW WomenPreneur Series : Meet Omolola Aluko {Creative Director, Leonzora’s Place}

Above Whispers WomenPreneur Series is a platform to showcase amazing business women. Young women who have taken the bold step to starting a business and fighting the odds surrounding entrepreneurship in Africa. We share in their journey, share in the challenges and growth process to inspire other women. We believe that when a story is […]

Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative To Boost Female Owned Businesses With $62 Million

Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative To Boost Female Owned Businesses With $62 Million

The Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) today announced its second funding allocations – expected to benefit 70,000 women- led businesses and mobilize nearly a billion dollars of additional public and private sector resources. The second round allocates $129 million for programs to boost women’s entrepreneurship that will be implemented by four multilateral development banks, expecting […]

AW Women Series : Meet Olabintan Odunola Abiodun, A Crusader For Preventive Medicine Among Young People

AW Women Series : Meet Olabintan Odunola Abiodun, A Crusader For Preventive Medicine Among Young People

 Above Whispers Women Series is aimed at showcasing women who are crusading for vulnerable girls and women in the society. It’s a platform for these women {crusaders} to share their journey with women around the world and inspire them. On this platform, we love to share stories of inspiring  women because we know that women […]

Tips To Effectively Manage Your Side Hustle Without Making Mistakes

Tips To Effectively Manage Your Side Hustle Without Making Mistakes

According to a Bank Rate study, 4 in 10 Americans having a side hustle and earn over $8K annually through that side hustle. More and more people are freelancing, driving in the car share industry and starting their own small businesses. The car-sharing market is set to exceed $11 billion U.S.D by 2024, according to a research report by Global Market […]

Investing In Chad’s Local Business Women : Empowering Women In The Sahel Region

Investing In Chad’s Local Business Women : Empowering Women In The Sahel Region

Although Chad, a poor landlocked country in the Sahel region of Africa, has been primarily reliant on its oil and extractive industries, one N’djamena-based entrepreneur believes that enabling women and promoting Chadian goods would be beneficial not only for the people, but to promote a healthier country as well. “Chad is a country with lot […]

How To Run A Multi-Million Dollar Company – Jessica Alba

How To Run A Multi-Million Dollar Company – Jessica Alba

In 2012, Jessica Alba co-founded the Honest Company with the goal of providing baby and home products made with ingredients that wouldn’t be a mystery and were ethically sourced. The company would help customers and their growing families make informed and healthy choices.  Today, Honest sells more than 100 consumer products that are available online […]

How To Nail Thought Leadership

How To Nail Thought Leadership

I work in thought leadership. It’s literally what I do for a living. I have 30 staff members in three offices around the world, and I even claim to be a thought leader myself. Recently, I was at a networking event where someone asked me, “What makes a thought leader anyway?” As someone who has been in […]

Being Up As Early As 5am Doesn’t Guarantee Your Success As An Entrepreneur

Being Up As Early As 5am Doesn’t Guarantee Your Success As An Entrepreneur

Many business experts and life-hackers swear by their morning routines. They believe these habits are key to continuous learning and developing the kind of self-discipline it takes to achieve success. While each leader’s list varies a bit, more than a few tasks pop up again and again. Here’s a sampling. Wake up at 5 a.m. (or earlier). […]

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